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July 22, 2021
On Engineering Influence Podcast, Cardno's Beattie and Fackler Discuss the Nexus of Archaeology and Engineering

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Shawn Fackler, principal archaeologist in Cardno's Portland, Oregon office, and Business Unit Manager Karen Beattie talk about the role of an archaeologist in an engineering firm.

July 21, 2021
Podcast: Kennedy Jenks CEO Keith London on Pandemic Lessons and the Way Ahead

Keith London, CEO and President of Kennedy Jenks, joined the Engineering Influence podcast to discuss the lessons learned from operating through the pandemic and what he sees going forward.

July 8, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast: Beating Employee Burnout

On the Engineering Influence podcast, Peter Atherton discusses how to recognize employee burnout and what firms can do to prevent it.

July 1, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast: Optimizing Your Project Management System

On the Engineering Influence podcast, Howard Birnberg discusses the challenges many firms face with their project management systems and outlines solutions.

June 23, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast: Stop Elevating the Standard of Care in Your Contracts

Daniel Buelow, managing director of Willis A&E's Architects & Engineers Division, came on the Engineering Influence podcast to talk about how firms can best manage Standard of Care in their contracts.

June 9, 2021
Podcast: How to do Strategic Planning in an Uncertain Market

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, John Geddie discusses why strategic planning is even more crucial in a tumultuous market and outlines the steps to chart your firm's future.

June 1, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast: Why Your Bonus Incentive Plan Doesn't Work and How To Fix It

On the Engineering Influence podcast, Ryan Jolley, who is an owner and Chief Strategy Officer of Jones & DeMille Engineering in Richfield, Utah, talked about why firms' bonus incentive programs don't work and how to fix that.

May 14, 2021
Duty To Defend: AXA XL's Stewart Discusses How You Can Protect Your Firm on the Engineering Influence Podcast

The Engineering Influence podcast takes a deep dive into Duty to Defend and its implications for engineering firms with Brett Stewart, who is the Risk Manager for the Design Professional unit of AXA XL.

April 21, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast: Dodge Data CEO McCarthy on How Firms Can Use Market Data

In today’s digital world, data is everywhere. Many engineering firms utilize data in their business planning, but knowing what data is available, what is useful, and where to find it can be a challenge. To help firms figure this out, Dan McCarthy, CEO of Dodge Data & Analytics, the largest provider of commercial construction data and information in the United States, came on the Engineering Influence podcast.

April 16, 2021
Meridian Associates' Reed Outlines Powerful Strategy Execution on Engineering Influence Podcast

On the Engineering Influence podcast, Meridian Associates CEO Doug Reed shares his experiences managing a firm through the coronavirus shutdown and provides insights into what it takes to make strategic implementation successful.

Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

Market Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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